Canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics – Men's K-2 10000 metres

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Canoeing at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Sprint
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg
C-1 1000 m men
C-1 10000 m men
C-2 1000 m men
C-2 10000 m men
K-1 500 m women
K-1 1000 m men
K-1 10000 m men
K-2 1000 m men
K-2 10000 m men

These are the results of the men's K-2 10000 metres competition in canoeing at the 1948 Summer Olympics. The K-2 event is raced by two-man canoe sprint kayaks.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Gunnar Åkerlund
and Hans Wetterström (SWE)
 Ivar Mathisen
and Knut Østby (NOR)
 Thor Axelsson
and Nils Björklöf (FIN)

Final[edit]

The final took place August 11.

Gold  Gunnar Åkerlund and Hans Wetterström (SWE) 46:09.4
Silver  Ivar Mathisen and Knut Østby (NOR) 46:44.8
Bronze  Thor Axelsson and Nils Björklof (FIN) 44:46.2
4.  Alfred Christensen and Finn Rasmussen (DEN) 47:17.5
5.  Gyula Andrási and János Urányi (HUN) 47:33.1
6.  Cornelius Koch and Henrdrik Stroo (NED) 47:35.6
7.  Ludvík Klíma and Karel Lomecký (TCH) 48:14.9
8.  Hilaire Deprez and Jozef Massy (BEL) 48:23.1
9.  Walter Piemann and Alfred Umgeher (AUT) 48:24.5
10.  Alfons Jezewski and Marian Matłotka (POL) 48:25.6
11.  Fritz Frey and Werner Zimmermann (SUI) 48:33.2
12.  Richard Fleche and Maurice Graffen (FRA) 50:10.1
13.  Raymond Clark and John Eiseman (USA) 50:26.6
14.  Gerald Covey and Henry Harper (CAN) 53:04.2
15.  René Fonck and Jean Nickels (LUX) 53:46.0

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